While of course this reflects some people's experience (often those with a high profile who are in a position to speak publicly about what they are experiencing), these protective lifestyle factors don't apply to many people, ...
Author: Heather Corinna
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Health & Fitness
'This book feels like your best friend talking to you over drinks - if your best friend is a shit-talking, patriarchy-smashing, intersectionally feminist professor of the history of reproductive medicine and also an endocrinologist with a side hustle as a comedian.' - Dr Emily Nagoski, NYT bestselling author of Come As You Are What to Expect When You're Not Expected to Expect Anything Anymore Perimenopause and menopause experiences are as unique as all of us who move through them. While there's no one-size-fits-all, Heather Corinna tells you what can happen and what you can do to take care of yourself, all the while busting pernicious myths, offering real self-care tips - the kind that won't break the bank or your soul - and running the gamut from hot flashes to hormone therapy. With practical, clear information and support, inclusive of those with disabilities, queer, transgender, nonbinary and other gender-diverse people, people of colour, working class and others who have long been left out of the discussion, What Fresh Hell Is This? is the cooling pillow and empathetic best friend to help you through the fire.
The first people I should toast – given the subject of What Fresh Hell – are all my brides. You have never been any bother at all, I swear, and I truly loved being a bridesmaid for each and every one of you. So, thank you Lisa, Alysia, ...
Author: Lucy Vine
Publisher: Hachette UK
The new hilarious novel from the bestselling author of HOT MESS 'Totally relatable and hilarious - one of the best books I've read' Heat 'Laugh-out-loud funny. Truly, the Bridget Jones for our generation' Louise O'Neill ********* What do you get if you cross a dozen drunk hens with one shiny Butler in the Buff? Meet Lilah Fox. She's on the hen do from hell. Then she gets a message (44 of them, actually) from her best friend with big news: she's getting married in six months. Oh, and Lilah's her maid of honour. Which means she just got signed up for: - A military schedule of wedding fairs and weekly planning meetings - Excel spreadsheets and endless hen emails - All the enforced, expensive fun you can imagine... What fresh hell is this? ********** Everyone loves Lucy Vine: 'So ridiculously accurate I had to take a lie down from all my genuine laughing-out-loud' Laura Jane Williams 'Relatable to the max...fans of Hot Mess will love it' Grazia 'Feisty, fresh, gag-packed comedy' Daily Mirror 'Brilliantly written' Daily Mail 'Very funny and a joy to read! I adored it!' Joanna Bolouri, bestselling author of The List 'I LOVED this. Caps for emphasis...This is relatable AF and you need it in your life' Hanna Doyle 'One of my very favourite writers... It's wildly funny AND about my very favourite genre of everything - painfully obsessive wedding planning. I inhaled this. If you like laughing a lot, I recommend that you pre order immediately' Daisy Buchanan 'What Fresh Hell is so brilliantly, hilariously, on-point about the nutso psychology of hen dos. For anyone whose ever found themselves thinking, "Oh £260 for the weekend. That's not too bad." READ IT' Holly Bourne
At the dazzling center of it all, Meade gives us the flamboyant, self-destructive, and brilliant Dorothy Parker. This edition features a new afterword by Marion Meade.
Author: Marion Meade
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Marion Meade's engrossing and comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most captivating women In this lively, absorbing biography, Marion Meade illuminates both the charm and the dark side of Dorothy Parker, exploring her days of wicked wittiness at the Algonquin Round Table with the likes of Robert Benchley, George Kaufman, and Harold Ross, and in Hollywood with S. J. Perelman, William Faulkner, and Lillian Hellman. At the dazzling center of it all, Meade gives us the flamboyant, self-destructive, and brilliant Dorothy Parker. This edition features a new afterword by Marion Meade.
Meade, What Fresh Hell Is This?, xviii. 24. Andrew Shaffer, Literary Rogues A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors (New York HarperPerennial, 2013), 119–20. 25. Allison Vale and Alison Rattle, eds., Mother's Wit (London: Prion, 2006), ...
Author: Aubrey Malone
Category: Literary Criticism
Writers and alcohol have long been associated—for some, the association becomes unmanageable. Drawing on rare sources, this collection of brief biographies traces the lives of 13 well known literary drinkers, examining how their relationship with alcohol developed and how it affected their work, for better or worse. Focusing on examples like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Charles Bukowski and Raymond Carver, the combined biographies present a study of the classic figure of the over-indulging author.
Marion Meade, Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? (New York: Villard Books, 1988), 400. 10. Marion Meade, interview by Scott Simon, Weekend Saturday Edition, National Public Radio, April 22, 2006. 11. Meade, Dorothy Parker: What ...
Author: Marlisa Santos
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Category: Performing Arts
This collection of essays explore the relationship between one of the world’s oldest art forms—poetry—and one of the world’s newest art forms—film. These essays include analyses of biopics of poets, films inspired by particular poems, cinematic representations of poets or poetic studies and the avant-garde phenomenon of the “poem-film.”
Chapter 1 What Fresh Hell Is This? The Roman emperor Nero went to the arena to see the lions do lunch with the Christians. The determined animals were munching away with their usual gusto—until one Christian spoke to his lion, ...
Author: Laurie Rozakis
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
You're no idiot, of course. You can hold your own in water cooler conversation, are the life of the party at get-togethers, and have no problem firing a quick comeback at your smart-alecky friends. But when it comes to standing onstage in front of a group of people, you feel like you're the one in your underwear, not the audience. Don't hide behind the lectern just yet. The 'Complete Idiot's Guide to Public Speaking, Second Edition' helps you feel confident and build the skills you need to deliver winning speeches and presentations. In this completely revised and updated Complete Idiot's Guide, you'll find: -Professional guidance on identifying your audience and adapting to the situation. -Expert advice on effective wardrobe and body language. -Useful pointers on how to tell jokes. -Valuable tips on handling hecklers and negative audiences. -Cutting edge information on using Powerpoint and other visual aids.
A bold alternative to the worst 'best practices' of business today Susan Scott. Introduction You are always practicing something. The question is: What are you practicing? —MARTIAL ARTS SENSEI What Fresh Hell is This?
Author: Susan Scott
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Business & Economics
Hire smart people...', 'Hold people accountable...', 'Focus on the client...'. For years, these mantras have been blindly adopted by business leaders everywhere but, as Susan Scott shows, these so-called best practices are ineffectual, cost companies vast sums and drive away the most valuable employees and customers. Yet they are so deeply ingrained in our organisational culture that no one has questioned them, until now. Informed by over a decade of research and work with CEOs and senior executives of the world's leading companies, Susan Scott reveals why these established practices are so wrongheaded and shows you how to spot the signs that you are falling prey to them and why they are adversely affecting your business. She then, in her direct, no-nonsense style, suggests a series of surprising and smart alternatives that you should put in their place.
Author: Kevin C. FitzpatrickPublish On: 2010-07-30
“thought we were fools”: Marion Meade, Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? (New York: Villard, 1988), p.184. “I was in a brownstone...”: Randall Calhoun, Dorothy Parker: A Bio-Bibliography (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993), ...
Author: Kevin C. Fitzpatrick
Category: Authors, American
Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, this guide uses rarely seen archival photographs from her life to illustrate Dorothy Parker's development as a writer, a formidable wit, and a public persona. Her favorite bars and salons as well as her homes and offices, most of which ...